Study: Women who can do math still don’t get hired
The economist Larry Summers
US economy shows modest growth last quarter
U.S. economic growth picked up last quarter in the latest encouraging sign that the recovery, while painfully slow, had not stalled.
Katrina Victims Face Loss of Temporary Housing
Earnest Hammond, a retired truck driver, did not get any of the money that went to aid property owners after hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Many Colleges Join Petition to Lower Legal Drinking Age to 18
Two college presidents, both in Georgia, have withdrawn their names from a petition to reconsider the legal drinking age after it drew blistering criticism last week from Mothers Against Drunk Driving, safety experts, transportation officials, and politicians.
Duke University Student Threatened After Protest
On the day the Olympic torch was carried through San Francisco last week, Grace Wang, a Chinese freshman at Duke University, came out of her dining hall to find a handful of students gathered for a pro-Tibet vigil facing off with a much larger pro-China counterdemonstration.
Virginia Tech Shooting Takes 33 Lives, Shocks Academic Community
The police identified Cho Seung-Hui, a 23-year-old student, as the killer of 32 people in the shooting rampage at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute, releasing new information on Tuesday about the troubled mind of a young man few people on campus knew.